Toni Nadal shared an important update on Rafael Nadal's come back. The former coach spoke on the occasion of the Open Castilla y León-Villa de El Espinar about his nephew Rafa, who is in the pits recovering from the physical injuries that have dogged him in recent months.
A special tournament also for the former world number one, who won the title twenty years ago, in 2003. Toni explained at the ceremony organized by the tournament, as reported by Marca: "Winning the Challenger, which was said to be the best in the world, was important for us.
It served us as good preparation for the US Open. We are very grateful to the efforts of all those who organize tournaments of this level." On this occasion, he also revealed the 14-time Roland Garros champion's goal for next year, when he returns to the circuit: "Rafa is fine, he's on vacation, he wants to take the court d in 2024.
Let's hope Carlos Alcaraz let us to win something then! He is excited to come back and retire to the track."
Expectations on Alcaraz and Djokovic
It is not the first time that Toni Nadal extols the tennis qualities and not only of Carlos Alcaraz.
He had also done the same after the Wimbledon final, won by the Iberian against Novak Djokovic. The coach, who is currently following the Canadian Felix Auger- Alissime, expressed to the microphones of El Pais: "I honestly don't see any tennis player on the current scene, with the exception of Nole, capable of stopping Carlos's unstoppable rise." The former coach also talked about the Serbian tennis player, his nephew's great rival in the last twenty years.
"I guess he doesn't have many years left and, therefore, I think the Spanish fans will have the opportunity to enjoy many more matches and celebrate many more victories, both on hot and cold Sunday afternoons."
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